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marocain

[mar-uh-keyn, mar-uh-keyn] /ˈmær əˌkeɪn, ˌmær əˈkeɪn/
noun
1.
a crepe fabric made of silk, wool, or rayon, or a combination of these fibers, and distinguished by a strong rib effect, used in the manufacture of dresses and women's suits; a heavy Canton crepe.
Also called crepe marocain.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; < French (crêpe) marocain Moroccan (crepe)
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marocain

/ˈmærəˌkeɪn/
noun
1.
a fabric of ribbed crepe
2.
a garment made from this fabric
Word Origin
C20: from French maroquin Moroccan
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